There will soon be no iSites in the Kaipara region to promote tourism - however a university student with a passion for local politics hopes her petition might change that.

The Kaipara District Council (KDC) is the only council in Northland that doesn't fund any visitor information centres (iSites).

Taiawhio Wati is a local resident, studying social policy at Massey University and one of her third year papers is about civic engagement.

"We are free to pick our own topic, so I thought this would be an ideal issue seeing as how it's relevent to me and the decision not

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